For the record 1-16-13

Police Dept. Report
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at approximately 10:15 a.m., Jan. 15, in the 600 block of West 13th Street involving vehicles driven by Grace Christians and Jay Johnson, both of Concordia. Minor damages were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 1:40 p.m., Jan. 15, in the 100 block of East 10th Street. Vehicles driven by Michelle Lemen, Lindsborg, and Bobby Goff, Concordia, were involved with minor damage reported.
Arrest—During a routine traffic stop at 4:30 p.m., Jan. 15, Officers arrested Megan E. Smith, 19, Concordia, at West 11th and State Street charging her with Driving While Suspended. Smith was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
 At 4:55 a.m., Jan. 15,  Medic-5 went to the 800 block of West 8th and transported an 86-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Board to interview candidates for superintendent

 The Unified School District 333 board of education will interview candidates for the position of superintendent of schools next week.  Interviews will be conducted at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. There will be an opportunity for the public to meet each... [More]

Courthouse 2-11-16

District Court CRIMINAL Sonny Lee Davis Jr. appeared Feb. 10. The Court found that the Defendant had Violated the terms and conditions of his Probation and the same should be revoked. Defendant was ordered to serve a sentence of 90 days beginning Jan. 24. Defendant shall pay... [More]

USD 333, CCCC to negotiate proposal

 Unified School District 333 will enter into negotiations with Cloud County Community College on a proposal to lease a portion of the USD 333 Service Center, formerly the Concordia Middle School.  The USD 333 board of education, during its February meeting Monday night,... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers drop Falcons; Holmes tops 2,000 points

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 Cooper Holmes shot his way into the 2,000-point club. Needing 14 points to reach the 2,000-point plateau for his career, Holmes, a Concordia High School senior, poured in 33 in the Panthers' 89-66 win over Riley County Tuesday night in the Concordia Junior-High School gymnasium.... [More]

Riley County pulls out 47-45 win over Panthers

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 Putting together one of their grittier performances of the season, the Concordia Panthers couldn’t quite close the deal. Battling back from a five-point deficit in the third quarter, Concordia led Riley County for nearly the entire fourth quarter.  A three-point... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Winter  Memories . . .     As I sit here typing, I can look out at the approaching night, a picture for a Christmas card!  Brrr!  Snowy nights bring back a host of memories down the years.     My dad and brother would stamp snow... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “Organized, autocratic religions give people a source of stability and community. They bind people together with a sense of belonging and offer a clear vision of right and wrong. They teach children at an impressionable age a values system that, alone, parents may... [More]

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